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Nursing Studies (Mental Health), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Nursing Studies (Mental Health) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University focuses on contemporary approaches in the support and treatment available for people with mental health problems. 
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Overview

By promoting individual strengths, mental wellbeing and independence, Mental Health Nurses support people who are finding it difficult to cope with aspects of their life due to mental health problems.

Students undertake practice learning experience for 50% of the course in a broad range of placements within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. These include NHS community and hospital placements as well as independent and voluntary sector experience.

During these practice learning experiences, students are involved in mental health nursing activities, including assessment and the provision of care for a range of patients relevant to their chosen nursing pathway. There are opportunities for international placements or experiences at various points in the Nursing Studies (Mental Health) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Your career

On successful completion of the programme, graduates are eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The programme prepares students to become effective, recovery focused Mental Health Nurses able to work in a range of settings.

These include hospitals, day services, people's homes, addiction services, eating disorders services, forensic services, services for older adults with mental health problems, including dementia, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHs). There are also opportunities in private sector mental health services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Working in interprofessional teams
  •  Understanding experiences of recovery in mental health
  • Values and Rights based Nursing practice

  • Health Improvement

  • Contemporary Health Care Delivery

  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBC including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C

  • A level: BC plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H3 H3 H3 including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at 02
  • IB Diploma: 24 points to include Maths and English
  • BTEC: Extended DiplomaMMP plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • SWAP: Access to Nursing. Other Access courses will be considered on an individual basis.
  • College HNC: Care and Administrative Practice with Essential Skills for Care Practice. Most HNCs considered but must have literacy and numeracy equivalent to SG2/Nat5 C. HNC Applied Science is considered with Stats for Science Unit instead of Nat 5 Maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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